HOW YOUNG FILMMAKERS SEE THE WORLD
Take a look at the 5 winning short films below,
all by female-identifying directors.
Each director was awarded a real industry job directing a branded short film with a budget form the brand sponsors, as well as a $3000 cash prize. In addition, The Utah Film Center, which supports diverse voices of women in film, is also awarding each honoree an additional $5,000 through The Girlgaze Foundation.
Thank you to all of the amazing directors who submitted films, we received over 8000 submissions from female-identifying filmmakers all across the U.S.
THE FOLLOWING NOTABLE JUDGES CHOSE THE FIVE WINNERS FROM OVER 800 SUBMISSIONS:
Cindi Leive, Editor-in-chief of Glamour
Geena Davis, Academy Award winning actor, Founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Co-founder and Chair of the Bentonville Film Festival
Ellen Kuras, Director and Director of Photography
Chloë Grace Moretz, Actress and Activist
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Two-time Academy Award and Emmy Award winning Filmmaker
Dee Rees, Writer and Director
Regina K. Scully, Producer, Documentary Filmmaker and Founder/CEO of Artemis Rising Foundation
Amanda de Cadenet, CEO and Founder of Girlgaze
Gia Coppola, Filmmaker
Inez van Lamsweerde, Photographer
Crystal Moselle, Filmmaker
Dawn Ostroff, Condé Nast Entertainment President
Shonda Rhimes, Writer and Executive Producer
Lilly Singh, Entertainer
Amanda Stenberg, Actress, Activist, and Artist
Zendaya, Actress and Recording Artist
Jill Soloway, Artist
Bela Bajaria, Vice President of Netflix
Rashida Jones, Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, and Musician
Victoria Mahoney, Director
Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films and Family Programming
Kimberly Peirce, Writer, Director and Producer
Tracee Ellis Ross, Award Winning Actress and Activist
Jada Pinkett Smith, Actress, Producer and Activist
Sam Taylor-Johnson, Director
Additionally, Birchbox CEO and cofounder Katia Beauchamp served as an entrepreneurial advisor for the competition.
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